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Female doctor adjudged Best Medical Doctor in Ho

Dr. Angela Tugbewofia Dotse of the Margret Marquart Catholic Hospital in Kpando has been declared 2018 Best Medical Doctor in the Ho diocese. This was at a ceremony to launch the 2019 World Day of the Sick held last Thursday at the St. Francis Catholic Clinic in Saviefe-Agorkpo in the …

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Govt procures 275 ambulances

Two hundred and seventy-five ambulances procured by the government are set to arrive in the country by the end of April this year. The vehicles are to be distributed to all constituencies in the country. Currently, there are less than 100 functional ambulances operating in some parts of the country. …

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FOCOS commissions MRI suite

FOCOS Orthopedic Hospital has commissioned a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine in a short ceremony at its 70-bed hospital facility in Pantang, Accra. Co-sponsored by US-based philanthropic couple Wayne and Claire Heyland and the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), the MRI machine will enhance the hospital’s imaging capability to diagnose …

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Woman wakes after 27 years in a coma

A woman from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who was seriously injured in a traffic accident in 1991 has made a seemingly miraculous recovery after emerging from a 27-year-long coma. Munira Abdulla, who was aged 32 at the time of the accident, suffered a severe brain injury after the car …

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Radiographers to sue GHS over jobs for 10-day trained engineers

The Ghana Society of Radiographers has threatened a court action to resist a move by the Ghana Health Service to employ bio-medical engineers who have been trained for only 10 days to operate some digital X-ray equipment installed across the country. The Society says the act constitutes an illegality and …

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Historic! Ghana performs first brain surgery without cutting skull

A seven-member team of Ghanaian doctors has performed the first-ever brain surgery in the country, without cutting the skull. The minimally invasive brain surgery is the technique by which health workers safely remove brain and skull-base tumours through smaller and more precise openings that minimise collateral damage; that is, injury …

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Woman brain dead since December gives birth

A funeral is being held for a 26-year-old woman who gave birth to a baby boy on Thursday despite being brain dead since December. International sportswoman Catarina Sequeira was declared brain dead after an acute asthma attack at her home. The baby, named Salvador, was born when she was almost …

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